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Terence, this is stupid stuff

Terence, this is stupid stuff

by A.E. Housman

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

The great love of Housman's life was his college roommate, Moses Jackson, who did not return his affection. Sad. (Source.)

Although he's famous as a poet, Housman's day job was being a college professor. He was a professor of Latin at Cambridge for many years. (Source.)

George Orwell, the author of 1984, was a big Housman fan when he was young. (Source.)

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